Ed Lowman is a multi-instrumentalist and singer. Old-time and Cajun fiddling, bass, guitar, and mandolin are his specialties. He is also hails from Greenfield Center. In addition to working with John and Trish since 1984, Ed has appeared with several groups including the St. Regis Stringband. He is known for his authentic rendition of early country music songs and has worked as a studio musician on several recordings. For more than twenty five years, Ed has been the Schroon Lake summer dance coordinator.
Sara Milonovich is a promising example of the next generation carrying on the fiddle-and-dance tradition. Sara is a fiddle contest winner and she is the featured act in many concerts. Shes produced her own recordings and traveled the world appearing at the finest Irish music halls and folk or Celtic festivals. In addition to sparkling fiddling, Sara sings, step dances and plays flute. She has worked with the McKrells, Cathy Ryanand, and is currently appearing with guitarists Greg Anderson and Richard Shindell. Take a look at www.saramilonovich.com for more information on this natural talent.
Cedar Stanistreet has been playing piano and violin/fiddle since he was five. Irish tunes and classical pieces are some of his favorites. In May he graduated as a music performance major at Crane School of Music in Potsdam, NY, where he was concert master in the orchestra. Cedar is also an avid birder and hiker. His home is in the Adirondack Mountains near North Creek. He often plays for dances and has taught fiddling to violinists at music camps.
Together, John, Trish, Ed, Sara, and Cedar make up a band for all ages presenting new material along with old-time favorites. For more information about Quickstep please visit www.johnandtrish.com.
Admission for this concert is $14 at the door and $12 for Bluseed Studios members/students. Bluseed Studios is a non profit organization whose mission in part is to connect the community to the arts.